Fabolous Targets Halloween Release for 'Freddy Vs. Jason' Album With Jadakiss: Exclusive

Fabolous and Jadakiss attend The Rich and Famous All Star Weekend Grand Finale at The Metropolitan on Feb. 20, 2017 in New Orleans.
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Fabolous and Jadakiss attend The Rich and Famous All Star Weekend Grand Finale at The Metropolitan on Feb. 20, 2017 in New Orleans. 

Since March 2016, Fabolous and Jadakiss have tantalized fans with the promise of a Freddy Vs. Jason album. After releasing their Tory Lanez-assisted single "Rapture" last January, the East Coast tandem have remained mum regarding the status of their elusive project. In an interview with Billboard at the red carpet of the NBA Awards Monday night (June 26), Fabolous provided insight as to when fans can expect Freddy Vs. Jason.  

"We're just working really, man. We're not rushing the process, for one. I didn't really think it was a summer project, though," the rapper tells Billboard. "After we got passed winter, I was like, 'This is not a summer project.' This is one of those grime projects and we're looking towards the fall again."

Later, he pinpointed an ideal target date for their release. "Also, Halloween is coming around. That would be a cool little twist, too, but there's no rush to it," he said. "We're just taking our time and I think it's something that people are going to take advantage of no matter when it comes. Of course, you don't want to wait forever for it. We don't want to Detox the situation, but we definitely don't want to rush it and people be like, 'Ugh. This is what you guys did after all that time. We're gonna handle it though."

Despite being a die-hard Brooklyn native, Fab spoke on his beloved New York Knicks and the recent turmoil surrounding the organization. "Phil [Jackson] (president of basketball operations] might have to get out of there. If I see him, I'm gonna put a bug in his ear like, 'Yo, man, don't you like that L.A. weather better, man,'" he quipped. "Phil got a lot of New York Knick history, so they're probably gonna try and figure it out."

He added: "Also, I don't know if the system (triangle offense) that he uses is [effective]. It may not be Phil the person, it may be his system that may not be working with what the Knicks have right now."

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